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Family home an asset while half the NT's land is not?

A debate is raging over whether your family home should be regarded as an asset when the state decides if you get the pension or not. Writing in the Australian Financial Review, union boss Paul Howes (pictured) claimed this week it is no longer feasible or fair to ask taxpayers to pay pensions while the value of the recipient’s home is not taken into account. At the same time, the possession of more than half a million square kilometres is not taken into account in the allocation of welfare payments to thousands of people in Central Australia. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

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